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Moncure Conway enters Harvard Divinity School

Moncure Daniel Conway, circa 1849, detail
02/01/1853
Moncure Conway enters Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he will train to become a Unitarian minister. While in Massachusetts, Conway will meet Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Lloyd Garrison and other prominent intellectuals. His religious studies at Harvard and his encounters with these diverse thinkers will ultimately influence Conway's thoughts on slavery and philosophy. (By Blake Dickinson)
Source Citation: 
John d'Entremont, Southern Emancipator: Moncure Daniel Conway, The American Years 1832-1865 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987), 61.

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